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This Week at First Reformed ~ 4/7/2019

Good afternoon everyone! This is the day that the Lord has made.

Let us rejoice and be glad in it!

Pastor Christopher concluded his Lenten series, "It Causes Me To Tremble". Today's installment is based on


Palm Sunday Service and Breakfast

We invite you to join us for the start of Holy Week at our Palm Sunday service next Sunday, April 14th, at 10:30am. This service will be a commemoration of Jesus Christ's triumphant entry into Jerusalem. The congregation is invited to participate in the Palm Processional with the Sunday School and Adult Choir at the beginning of the service.

We also invite you to join us downstairs in the Van Wyk Fellowship Hall following worship on Sunday, April 14th for a Palm Sunday breakfast. There is a sign-up sheet on the bulletin board in the hallway. You may also sign up online by clicking HERE.

Holy Week

We invite you to join us for our Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday services. To view our Holy Week service schedule on our website, CLICK HERE.

Easter Sunday

We invite you to join us for our Celebration of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ at our Easter Sunday service on Sunday, April 21st at 10:30am. We encourage you to invite family and friends to join us for our Easter Sunday service.

Easter Memorial Flowers and Book of Remembrance

Lilies will be placed in the Sanctuary for Easter Sunday. If you would like to donate in memory or honor of someone, you may do so. Forms are available on the back table in the Sanctuary. The form, along with your cash or check, may be placed in the offering plate, mailed to the church, or given to Evelyn Leseberg. The deadline is Sunday, April 14th.

Prayer Cloth Ministry

Have you have placed someone on the prayer list and would like to have a prayer cloth for them? Please contact Kathy Alia or Winnie Caputo. Prayer cloths are also available for special occasions such as baptisms, graduations, confirmations, births, marriages and special anniversaries. For more information on the prayer cloth ministry, click HERE.

Coffee Hour

Please check the sign-up sheet on the bulletin board outside the upstairs kitchen, and sign up if you are able to host coffee hour.

Ongoing Clothing Drive Our continuing clothing drive will accept bagged donations of clothing, clothing accessories, shoes, bedding, household linens, towels, handbags, wallets, jewelry, and backpacks. All items must be of usable quality. We cannot accept toys, stuffed animals, books, cookware, dishes, curtains, pillows, breakable items or furniture. All donations can be left outside Pastor's garage doors.

Last Week's Prayer Concerns (March 31st)

Margaret, Bob Brouca, Anna, Gia, Gabby, Shannon, Rose, Rosa, Terry, Lee, Fran, Marion, The Van Winkle Family, Tom Duch and Family, Kathleen's parents, Patrick, Karen and Family, Bobbie.

A complete list of ongoing prayer concerns is on the back table in the Sanctuary.


Monday 4/8 - Elders' Meeting 7pm/Consistory Meeting 7:30pm

Tuesday 4/9 - Christianity 101 Adult Bible Study 7:30pm

Sunday 4/14

1) Sunday School/Adult Bible Study 9am

2) Palm Sunday Worship Service 10:30am

3) Breakfast Following Service Downstairs in the Van Wyk Fellowship Hall


Thank you for taking the time to read through this week's announcements. Feel free to share with your family and friends. God bless you!

In His Service,

The First Reformed Church of Saddle Brook, NJ

5 Ackerman Avenue (corner of Saddle River Rd)

Saddle Brook, New Jersey 07663

Phone: 201-843-6672

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